Checklist of chlorophyta
that live in the water around and on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653

(updated 25 March 2018)

The species listed below are likely a small percentage of the green algae that grow in the water around or on Mount Desert Island.

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Class Order Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Sources (full citations given after this table)
Ulvophyceae Ulvales Ulvaceae Enteromorpha intestinalis (L.) Link gut weed Champlainers (RGG, TFV)
Ulvophyceae Ulvales Ulvaceae Ulva lactuca L. sea-lettuce Champlainers (RGG, TFV)

   Champlainer(s) = reports by Champlainers:
      RGG = Ruth Gortner Grierson
      TFV = Thomas F. Vining